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Interim Senior Mechanical Buyer - Hampshire

Interim Senior Mechanical Buyer - Hampshire

  • Location

    Hampshire, England

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  • Salary:

    £200 - £300 per day

  • Contact:

    Adam Dennison

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  • Salary low:


  • Job ref:

    11792 - 2008_1534784832

  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

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  • Interim Senior Mechanical Buyer - £200-300p/d
  • Hampshire

An Interim Senior Mechanical Buyer at £200-300p/d is required for a leading Specialist Automotive/Electrical organisation based in Hampshire. A 12 month contract, likely to extend, this is an exciting opportunity within purchasing of power electronics, power machinery and component castings, to develop with a rapidly expanding company and specialists in their field.


  • Purchasing precision machinery, high speed grinding machinery, component castings.
  • Take the lead coordinating role for introducing new products and new suppliers.
  • Raising purchasing orders in line with ERP, project and other adhoc demands.
  • Implementation and management of non-discrete order methods (Purchase Schedules, Kanban, VMI, Consignment, etc.)
  • Review acknowledgements and actively work with suppliers to ensure delivery dates are met.
  • Regularly review purchasing action messages and action orders as required.
  • Respond to actual or potential material shortages.
  • Coordinates with production/quality on faulty material and process non-conformances in a timely manner to return faulty goods to the supplier.
  • Communicate regularly with suppliers to ensure requirements are fully understood.
  • Manage purchasing activities associated with engineering design changes providing input where appropriate.
  • Manage issue resolution activities with suppliers to ensure continuity of supply.
  • Actively progress cost reduction opportunities and ensure best overall cost of purchase.
  • Process invoice and receiving queries in a timely manner.
  • Measure Supplier performance and proactively manage improvement in quality, delivery & cost.
  • Management of cost down initiatives and reporting.

Required Skills:

  • Automotive/Engineering/Manufacturing Industry experience
  • MRP experience required
  • CIPS certified (desired)
  • Epicor experience (desired)